While the fall is actually the most important lawn care season with vital tasks that should be performed to ensure your lawn is its healthiest, it’s often overlooked for many reasons. For one, the “outdoor season” is winding down and folks start spending less time outside. Homeowners also think they may be able to delay many lawn care tasks until the spring and not worry about their lawn until then.
You’ve invested time, energy, and even money into seeding your lawn and now you want to be sure that it’s going to perform. You want it to come up thick and green, and do its job of crowding out weeds. While you may have even used a professional service for aeration and overseeding, now it’s on you to do the watering and you want to be sure you do it right. You don’t want to have wasted your time or money and you want to know exactly how to water grass seed in order to achieve success.
You’re not happy with your lawn care service and it’s become a point of frustration for you. Whether it’s because their service is getting increasingly sloppy, you’re getting less than desirable results, or you find them difficult to reach when you have a question or concern, you’ve reached a point where you want a change. When you invest in a service you expect certain results and if your lawn care company is not living up to their end of the bargain then there is no reason to continue to be unhappy.
You appreciate the trees on your property for many reasons whether it’s the shade they provide, the aesthetic appeal they add to your property, or even the emotional attachment you have when watching them grow. Your trees are valuable to you and you want to keep them in good shape.
While a lot of people assume that the trees on their property are self-sustaining, the truth is that suburban trees aren’t getting the same nutrients that they would have readily available if they were growing in a forest. That depletion of resources can lead to lack of vigor and a decline in the overall health of your tree.
Whether you just moved to a property that is heavily shaded or you’ve been struggling with a problem for years, growing grass in the shade can pose a lot of challenges.
Are your lawn or trees lacking color or vigor? Are you getting a ton of weeds in your lawn? Does something just seem off and you just can’t pinpoint the problem?
You feel like you’re doing everything right—you’re watering your lawn and trees, maybe even adding fertilizer—and your lawn or landscape plants are still struggling.
It may actually be that you have a problem with the health of your soil. Healthy soil is of critical importance to maintaining your landscape and yet it is often given very little thought. But when soil isn’t at its best, your lawn and trees could struggle to get the nutrients they need to survive.
We find that there are often a lot of misconceptions about lawn fertilizing that have our clients (and potential clients) confused. Understanding lawn fertilization can be challenging with so much misinformation circulating. Since we often hear a lot of lawn fertilizer myths, we wanted to help set the record straight. Here are 11 myths, debunked, along with the correct information that you can trust.